Arts

Theater

Hasty Pudding’s ‘Casino Evil’: A Wonderfully Cliché Drag Show

With its lewd jokes and crazy outfits, “Casino Evil” could have easily gone wrong. Yet the actors deliver an engaging performance by recognizing the absurdity of it all.

Columns

Fulcrum

The radio / plays the same song, frowning dirge. I’m / sick of that song. I’m sick of the sublime.

Andris Nelson
Arts

Andris Nelson

Andris Nelsons conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

AR/VR Student Alliance Event
College

AR/VR Student Alliance Event

A student at an event hosted by Harvard AR/VR Student Alliance tries on a virtual reality headset. The event was hosted in conjunction with Harvard Business School’s CODE student organization and featured HBS alum Richard Dulude.

Virtual Reality Headset
College

Virtual Reality Headset

Dreamporte Student
On Campus

Dreamporte Student

A student tries on a virtual reality headset, as a part of Dreamporte. Dreamporte is a student group at Harvard that aims to bring virtual reality into classrooms at middle schools.

ICA
Arts

ICA

One of three new exhibitions at the ICA.

Theater

‘The Honey Trap’: A Twisting Thrill

Director Adam Kassim had high expectations to live up to with the play’s debut production at the Boston Playwright’s Theatre. He did not disappoint.

FiftyShadesDarker
Film

FiftyShadesDarker

legobatman
Film

legobatman

thegreatwall
Film

thegreatwall

thegreatwall
Film

‘Great Wall’ a Great Failure

Filmmakers have the right, of course, to create what they see fit without taking notions of “political correctness” into account. Creating deeply harmful, socially irresponsible art is their prerogative. But even so, is a lazy smattering of colonialist tropes really art? How about 103 minutes of pandering to a white audience?

Andris Nelson
Arts

Andris Nelsons Brings Modern and Classical Symphonies to Life

In a packed Symphony Hall, musical virtuosity brought to life an enthralling blend of modernism and Classical tradition.

ICA
Arts

Three New Exhibitions at the ICA Balance Loss and New Beginnings

Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art debuted a trio of new exhibitions this Valentine’s Day. Flanking the space devoted to the museum’s newest acquisitions are “Ashes” by Steve McQueen and the 2017 James and Audrey Foster Prize winners. These latter two exhibitions explore ideas of mourning, raw scenes, and the material substance of art.

VR and Entrepreneurship
College

VR and Entrepreneurship

Students pass around a virtual reality headset to try on during a Harvard AR/VR Student Alliance event last Wednesday. The event, “VR and Entrepreneurship with _Underscore.VC” attracted over 30 attendees.